Yankees game 135: Long ball gets McCarthy in finale

New York Yankees v Toronto Blue Jays

New York Yankees 3 — Toronto Blue Jays 4 The Blue Jays crush the ball to get back and eventually win today’s game. In yesterday’s game, the Yankees could not muster more than one hit and could not score at all. With one swing, Brett Gardner matched the hit total and put the Yankees on […]

Yankees game 135 lineup: 8/31/14

Houston Astros v New York Yankees

The Yankees will try to close out the month of August with a win, as they send Brandon McCarthy to the mound to take on J.A. Happ and the Blue Jays. Jacoby Ellsbury is not in the lineup again because of an ankle sprain he suffered in the first game of this series. Game time: […]

Preview: Yankees at Blue Jays (8/31/14)

Houston Astros v New York Yankees

#454107668 / gettyimages.com Brandon McCarthy (5-3, 2.47 ERA) tries to right the ship, both his and the Yankees’, as he takes on J.A. Happ (8-8, 4.40 ERA) in the final game north of the boarder. McCarthy was hammered for five runs on nine hits in 6 1/3 innings against the Tigers, his most runs allowed in pinstripes. “I’ve […]

Yankees game 134: One mistake costs Pineda in one-hit shutout

New York Yankees v Toronto Blue Jays

New York Yankees 0 — Toronto Blue Jays 2 The Yankees offense cannot back up the great start by Michael Pineda. Often in a Yankees game these days, one inning is their offense. Today, Michael Pineda made an early first inning mistake and it would be the only one he could make. After giving up […]

Preview: Yankees at Blue Jays (8/30/14)

New York Yankees v Kansas City Royals

#454164938 / gettyimages.com Michael Pineda (3-2, 1.95 ERA) continues his post DL dominance taking on Drew Hutchison (8-11, 4.68 ERA) and the Blue Jays. Pineda has been excellent since coming off the DL. In his three games back he is 1-0 with a 2.08 ERA with a single walk and 12 K’s. “He could do pretty much whatever he wanted […]

Yankees game 133: Yankees still haunt Buehrle in win

New York Yankees v Toronto Blue Jays

New York Yankees 6 — Toronto Blue Jays 3 For six innings, the Yankees could not get to Mark Buehrle, then history repeated itself. In a matchup of crafty left-handed pitchers, Chris Capuano looked to outduel Mark Buehrle and notch his first win as a Yankee. After three scoreless innings, the Blue Jays would draw […]

Preview: Yankees at Blue Jays (8/29/14)

Chicago White Sox v New York Yankees

#454249810 / gettyimages.com Chris Capuano (0-2, 4.21 ERA) is still hunting for his first win in pinstripes, he will try against Mark Buehrle (11-8, 3.41 ERA) and the Blue Jays. Capuano’s last start was a quality one against the White Sox. He went six innings allowing three runs. His Yankees debut was against the Blue on July 26, he took a […]

Yankees game 132: Tigers walk off to take series

New York Yankees v Detroit Tigers

New York Yankees 2 — Detroit Tigers 3 Yankees cannot escape ninth inning jam in series finale. The Yankees turned to Hiroki Kuroda today and he would pitch a good game despite giving up the first run of the game in the second inning after a pair of singles and a sacrifice fly by Alex […]

Yankees game 132 lineup: 8/28/14

New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

After punishing David Price last night, the Yankees will now feast their eyes on rookie Kyle Lobstein, who will be making his second appearance in a big league game, with today marking his first career start. Hiroki Kuroda is on the mound for the Bronx Bombers. Game time: 1:08 pm ET – Comerica Park – […]

Preview: Yankees at Tigers (8/28/14)

Hiroki Kuroda

Hiroki Kuroda (9-8, 3.94 ERA) faces Kyle Lobstein (0-0, 4.76 ERA) in the final game in Detroit. Joe Girardi called Kuroda’s last outing “gutsy.” He threw six ” innings against the White Sox allowing two runs on five hits while striking out six in the win. “He’s a guy that we’ve tried to make sure he gets the extra […]

Yankees game 131: Third inning hit parade fuels the win

New York Yankees v Detroit Tigers

New York Yankees 8 — Detroit Tigers 4 An unbelievable third inning was enough for a Yankees win. Despite getting a pair of hits in the first inning against David Price, the former Rays pitcher now Tigers pitcher would strike out three to keep the Yankees off the scoreboard. It would take the lefty 28 […]

Yankees game 131 lineup: 8/27/14

Chicago White Sox v New York Yankees

The Yankees will try to get back on the winning track after seeing their five-game win streak snapped last night. Brett Gardne returns to the lineup and hits eighth, most likely because he’s 2-for-20 career wise against Tigers starter David Pric. Shane Green will go for the Yankees. Manager Joe Girardi has said the following […]

Preview: Yankees at Tigers (8/27/14)

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After dropping game one of an important series, Shane Greene (3-1, 3.17 ERA) is on the hill against David Price (1-1, 2.35 ERA). Jose Abreu took Greene deep in the first inning for a three run homer in his last start. He shook it off and limited the damage throwing five innings. “It’s one of those nights where he […]

Yankees game 130: Ellsbury is the offense in loss

New York Yankees v Detroit Tigers

#454227604 / gettyimages.com New York Yankees 2 — Detroit Tigers 5 Most of the Yankees offense was absent in a series opener in Detroit. After an hour rain delay, the Yankees and Tigers would begin their game. After a scoreless first inning, Brandon McCarthy would have a problem finding the strike zone in the second. […]

Yankees game 130 lineup: 8/26/14

Cincinnati Reds v New York Yankees

With their win streak at five and the days ticking away on the calendar, the Yankees find themselves in Detroit to take on the Tigers – the team that stands between them and the second wild card spot currently occupied by Seattle. Brandon McCarthy will try to build upon his newfound success as a Yankee […]

Preview: Yankees at Tigers (8/26/14)

McCarthy

  The Yankees continue the push for the playoffs as Brandon McCarthy (5-2, 1.90 ERA) takes on Rick Porcello (14-8, 3.10 ERA) in a pivotal matchup in Detroit. McCarthy had his best outing of the season his last time out. He threw a four hit shutout against the Astros, racking up eight strikeouts in his longest start […]

Yankees game 129: Eight runs make it five straight

New York Yankees v Kansas City Royals

#454156596 / gettyimages.com New York Yankees 8 — Kansas City Royals 1 The Yankees had to make a stop to visit the Royals and make up a rain out. Against Royals pitcher James Shields, an error of his own doing would prove costly. After two scoreless innings, Ichiro Suzuki would hit a ground ball back […]

Yankees game 129 lineup: 8/25/14

New York Yankees v Baltimore Orioles

Coming off a sweep of the White Sox, the Yankees find themselves in Kauffman Stadium to take on the Royals for one game – a makeup from a postponement on June 9. Today marks the beginning of a “make or break” stretch for the Bronx Bombers, as they will face the Tigers and division rival […]

Pineda looks to continue trend

Houston Astros v New York Yankees

When Michael Pineda‘s shoulder was deemed 100 percent healthy in Spring Training, the Yankees had visions of him making 30 plus starts for them this year – finally returning to the All-Star stature that opened eyes in Seattle. Instead, they’ve been forced to be patient with him again, as a suspension and subsequent injury sidelined […]

Preview: Yankees at Royals (8/25/14)

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The Yankees start a pivotal match up with the AL Central leading Royals. Michael Pineda (2-2, 2.05 ERA) matches up against James Shields (12-6, 3.28 ERA) in game one at Kauffman stadium. The Yankees received a solid six inning performance from Pineda his second time out off the DL against the Astros. He gave up two earned […]